Adele‘s theme-tune for the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall has been nominated for this year’s Best Original Song Oscar, but the likes of Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons and The Black Keys have all missed the cut.
There’s plenty of new talent out there to get excited about this year. The likes of Palma Violets, Haim, Tom Odell and Savages have already caused a gaggle of eager music publications to pin their colours firmly to the mast, and should at least spark the usual ‘Next Big Thing’/'Hyped Up Bollocks’ debate when they release new albums in 2013. Here, some of Live4ever’s writers reveal what they’re hoping for from some of the more established acts out there, including the latest project from Thom Yorke and the plans of a few Manchester legends.
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Johnny Depp helped out The Black Keys‘ drummer Patrick Carney and popstar Ke$ha onstage in Los Angeles last Wednesday (November 14th) as a host of stars celebrated the music of Tom Petty during a two-and-a-half-hour concert.
Fan footage of the group’s ‘Last Dance With Mary Jane‘ cover can be viewed below.
The Black Keys have made a new EP available exclusively through iTunes for two weeks from today (October 9th).
In today’s Soundbites - our look back at the past week’s news, features, videos and tabloid gossip – ‘Love Me Do’ is 50, Morrissey and Johnny Marr stun the world when responding to Smiths rumours, Dave Grohl puts his feet up, Mumford & Sons don’t want any more fans, and the week’s most popular video is revealed.
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